Posted 11 March, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

50 Years of Modern and Ballet Folklorico


The Modern and Folkloric ballet begins the celebration of its 50 years staging Torotumbo, choreography inspired by the novel by Miguel Angel Asturias, in the Great Hall of the Cultural Center Efrain Recinos that bears his name. The functions will be held tomorrow, the 13 and 14 March, Acting 10:00 and 12:00.

Fernando Juarez, director of this group dice: "50 years is the result of the work of dancers, teachers and choreographers who have lost their lives on stage and we have forged a path. We are happy to live this half century ".

Juarez recalls that "earlier, Ballet was the only cultural pictures, but today the commitment must be stronger and inclusive, for this reason and because of the experience I have in the field of theater, I have come to the task of presenting more complex assemblies, where the plastic stage is comprised of different artistic tools, student to get public involved in this process and the vision of his knowledge take a greater projection approach ".

Account that held throughout the year with several releases, starting with Torotumbo, with a montage made for the institution choreographed Master Amadeo Alvizurez, involving the whole company and guest actors.

Refine Torotumbo Juarez is loaded with symbolism and cultural aspects, is an exponent of the literary movement called Magic Realism. A literary genre of the twentieth century metalinguistic, whose interest is to show that the unreal or strange as an everyday and common.

In May will continue with a mounting child, in June will open the Festival Cultural Center Miguel Angel Asturias Peten Ancestral Voices. In July and August they will tour the interior of the Republic. "In October we will have our Gala night with repertoire and new creations, to end in November with the holiday season and end the year in December with the season for social support centers ".

Says that among the new shows are Lost Garden, Enchanted Mirror and The Kids, and How They told me what I tell you based on the legends of Guatemala work in tribute to Héctor Gaitán. Also Great Language for students and modern dance, Experiences, Existential and Conversing, inter.

Art and traditions

This institution of the Ministry of Culture and Sports has earned the Order of the Quetzal in A Grade Grand Cross and was declared a World Heritage Nación.Ha participated in 30 International Festivals 100 countries.

Note taken of www.dca.gob.gt

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